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. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> october marks national bullying prevention month and it's a problem that so many educators and so many parents are worried about and they want to prevent. today a statewide bullying conference is held at the university of maryland in college park. an abc2 news sherrie johnson is live with more on this conference and what do they say about this? what are they going to a do? >> reporter: well, basically, the goal of the conference is to keep schools safe and they believe the information and vatties they teach the educate -- strategies they teach the educators will do this. some folks starreded to head that way yesterday so some meetings were head -- started to head that way yesterday so some meetings were held yesterday. now first lady of maryland and katy o'malley will be there as well as the state superintendent so a number of folks will be on hand for this conference. this is the third year for the e
and spoken language. >> this month, an increased effort to educate the young republic about dyslexia. tim tooten joined us in the studio with more. >> it turns out the international dyslexia association in baltimore is doing their part to get the word out, especially to parents. >> is a further apart than together? >> their mission is to educate talented and bright students struggling with dyslexia or other language-based learning differences. >> when i got here, i was not good at reading or writing. >> now? >> i amazing. i can , papers. i loved to read. games,"w i'm on "hunger and i cannot put it down. >> comprehension it is not an issue. they tend to be gifted in understanding the world. they struggle with the mechanics of language. >> we use smart boards. it's very hands-on. they really care. they care that you do well. but they're trying to help spread the word to parents about the symptoms. their son had been showing signs of dyslexia. >> they came back with some crazy have uninventive non- traditional spelling patterns. by friday, he had memorized and that point it was not ratified
teacher is suing the new york education department because he claims a six year old beat him up. john webster is 5'10", 220 pounds, he brought the boy to the principal's office and said the child kicked him so hard and caused ligament damage. the boy had an ex tensive history of being combative and assaulting other students and teachers before assaulting him. >>> most people would cower if they saw a bear on the parch, but not this -- porch, but not this woman.. >> no, it's a word everyoneand all bears understand, too. she was alerted by a man whose videoing the journey from the other side of the house, you can hear his voice on the video. she came out of the home office and ready to fight. the bear didn't hesitate, he ran off as soon as she started screeching and shouting no. >>> news time is now 5:36, nikeia taking heat for what is not in its catalog. the big box home store admitted some people from its publication are based on beliefs. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. denny's everyda
live. he is a physical education teacher here at the school. thank you for being out here so early, we appreciate it donny. tell me about what is happening today. >> we are having our kick off assembly, we are going to challenge our kids to exercise and eat healthy for the next two weeks and the rest of their lives but the two week incentive program, 60 minutes a day. >> why is this so important? i know we are fighting childhood obesity. >> it's important for that reason, we are trying to fight heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, like you said, also we want to have kids stress free, exercise promotes that. also keep them more alert in schools to help them achieve better grades. >> reporter: torey smith is going to be here. >> they don't know that. they will find out 9:30 today. they will be e static imagine. >> you guys are going to keep records and logs. >> they track the progress for two weeks and raffle and prizes at the end from the ravens and our community as well. >> reporter: wonderful, wonderful. thanks so much for being here, how exciting for the kids, get them up and m
about. sherrie. >> reporter: well, parents and educators are teaming up to help make schools in maryland a little safer for students. basically teams of educators from across the state will gather at college park for this conference. some folks started yesterday. but the majority of the folks will attend the conference today starting at 9 a.m. first lady of maryland katy o'malley will be on hand for the conference as well as the state superintendent. this is the third year for the event which coincides with national bullying prevention month. those attend will receive the latest research and practices and school safety. learn straties how to empower students to help stop bullying and offer ideals for bullying prevention. >> if your child is being bullied, this is not tolerable, that will is a way a meck him in -- mechanism to report that or you need to report that. there's a form available in each local school system but it's also on our department's website maryland public schools.org. you can fill that form out be a you can -- and you can take it to the local school add straightor. >>
opportunities in the area of travel, technology, education, so there is fun, live entertainment on a main stage continuously indifferent genre's of music and it is a fun way of coming and getting valuable information. >> sure. it sounds great. thank you so much joanne. the baby boomer and senior expo 25th anniversary. >> thank you so much. >> thank you for joining us today on maryland's spotlight. >>> welcome to maryland's spotlight. i'm kim knight. the 25th anniversary of the senior expo is coming up in maryland in october and a heavy presence there will be st. joseph's medical center. one thing we'll touch on is diabetes and other health related issues. eva gonzalez, you're from the diabetes center. let's talk about diabetes and how baby boomers, how does that affect them. >> it affects them in that they are at higher risk not just because of the aging process, but obesity is driving the pref lense of type 2 and there are a lot of things we can do to inform people who are coming to the event but it is just important to know that those two things combined are definitely increasing the pref len
unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> good morning, temperatures by the coast will take the biggest drop, it certainly will be in the 90s. >>> it is called tip watch. you can send an anonymous text to police and we will find out more about it when they release it today. >>> 18 teaching jobs are being ill eliminated. they are doing combination classes. all 23 of the district's elementary school is making changes because enrollment is lower than expected. it will save the district 1.2 million dollars. >>> friday, blue angels will making practice runs for fleet week. don't be alarmed if you say helicopters and they are going to be participating in a disaster response exercise. this morning a hoover craft will be landing on ocean beach and traffic could be rerouted in that area so be aware. a
@po' dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >> wall street today the dow was up 23 and now it is down to 18. home prices coming on the last hour and a half and their jumping 4.6% in august. this is the largest over a year increase in home prices that we've seen in six years. the sixth straight month in home price gains, all pointing to the housing recovery that could be more sustainable. >> samsung has filed a motion with the u.s. court at apple's iphone 5 to their ongoing patent battle. they filed a motion yesterday with a
in support of the state's dream act. >> up, up on education! the dream act is the controversial baltimore question that would allow in-state tuition rates. opponent say the law would be a financial burden on the state. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. the baltimore city fire department hosted its thrill show to raise public awareness about fire safety. firefighters helped attendees create home evacuation plans and stressed the importance of smoke detectors. other attractions included a vehicle fire, the jaws of
states and independent audits will guarantee the money goes where it is supposed to. >> on education, the examiner says, quote, school spending in maryland won't increase. and the capital agrees. the sun conclude, quote, question seven is a bad deal for maryland. check the facts for yourself. vote no on question seven. >> well, we are taking a closer look at the issue this morning. joining us with more insight is neil bergman, the director of maryland budget and tax policy institute. man we're glad you're here today. we're glad you're here today. first of all, just those ads, they sort of, you know, put up against each other, you can just see the message, it is clearly, you know, opposed, and tell us what -- when we're watching those, what to believe and what to take from that. >> the first thing to remember is that the money behind those ads are the competing casino owners. >> okay. >> so they are really fighting to put their customer base and their market share. and they're looking for the arguments that will try to persuade us to vote their way. but of course, there are important
. >>> dyslexia is a learning disability that's often overlooked. we'll show you the increased efforts to educate the public. >>> a family turns tragedy into a learning experience for others. >>> weather wise, changes coming as a cold front comes through. not on rain, but temperatures. your insta weather plus forecast just ahead. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin to make just about anything delicious. introducing new jif chocolate flavored hazelnut spread. whatever you put it on... reaches a whole new level of deliciousness. choosy moms choose jif. reacsofa... desk... level of deliciousyou know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got
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deal. the chicago board of education must now approve the contract. last month week-long strike at 350,000 students at a school in the nation's third largest district. still to come, aspirin may have more benefits than once thought. we already knew it helps to protect against heart attacks. but it is good for our brain. details in medical alert. >> the rain is moving at of the area and the cold front as well. but there is another one in the midwest and there was snow in minnesota today. winter is right around the corner. it looks nice at the beach beyond her ocean city has 79 degrees, 77 degrees at bwi marshall. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i t
a better chance to pay for my college education. >> they're both bashing each other. i might as well watch this. >> some came with their minds made up. >> well, i know people are going to be going all out on the blog. so i'm going to be comining bac with cracks. >> i'm not getting a sense of obama as commander in chief. romney is really laying it down and he's really being very ke tail detailed, for once. >> i became a lot more informed. >> i liked when we were talking about the health care stuff and something about the middle class because i'm middle class. >> i think that both of them had really well-structured argume s arguments. but the small differences are going to be something to ponder. >> it seemed like he came off a little bit rude. with obama, he made a little bit of a mistake. when romney was talking, he looked a little bit irritated. >> there's two more to go. >> reporter: well, perhaps a more up close and personal visit from the president himself will help these students make up their minds. president obama is scheduled to be here on the campus. one of two battleground state
. >> the message delivered today is clear, no more bullying. educators met to discuss the latest research and strategies. numbers show the physical incidents are decreasing but cyber bullying is on the rise. >> with the smartphones that are out and kids who are tech savvy, it seems to be the method of bullying now, facebook, things of that nature. >> the conference was tied into many cyber concerns, including safety and security. the conference coincides with national bullying prevention month. >> howard county community college students made a big discovery. while excavating, they found a union button from a civil war uniform. the dig is only part of the work. >> they will also be working to preserve the artifacts. they will actually be putting them together, compiling a report submitted to the state archaeologist. it will go in as part of howard county. >> the dig was part of a service learning class at howard. the students have unearthed an authentic glass jar. >> i know we've got tons of animal lovers. if are a looking for something to do, head out to dog fest. it raises money for the
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website and click on our education page. >>> coming up at 6:00, you could still be voting even after you're gone. how maryland voter registration rules allow the dead to remain eligible to vote. >> everyone in baltimore is getting excited about the orioles. those stories and more are coming up at six. here's a preview of what's ahead at 6:30. >> we're going global to a place where families crave american products. how can they create american jobs? on world news with diane sawyer on abc. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> remember the lottery wi
. >> the brave educators will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. perry hall high school guidance counselor will throw out the pitch and be accompanied by the student wounded on the first day of school. he tackled the gunman preventing workers -- preventing more violence. technically, this is october baseball. >> the weather is not a winner today. it is more like football whether it with the cold temperatures. we had rain this morning. i thought we might break out of it. most of the day, it was not raining. it was cloudy and threatening. this is a wide view showing the northeastern part of the state. i have circled baltimore to help you find the area. this is light rain shower activity with drizzle. this is the inner harbor. it is covered with rain right now. let me put this in motion to show you. a while back, it did not look bad. with the rain moving into the picture, we see scattered showers activity. the forecast for the game looks like this. for the start of the game, spotty showers and sprinkles. temperatures in the 50's. a light northwest wind. by 9:30, we expect readings into the 40
of education must now approve the contract. some 350,000 teachers were kept out of school. a fire at an exxon mobil plant east of houston. police think the fire is from may diesel product and is not an environmental hazard. nobody was hurt. >> fall is not two weeks old yet but that is not the case in other cases. this is snow in north dakota. 1 inch of snow is expected in part of that state. snow this early is not unheard of. i will pass on that. >> put the fear in all of us. 5:2. keeping your personal information safe on the internet. >> and airlines clever campaign could have you leaving the country for free. >> rain could impact your >> rain could impact your morning [ male announcer ] we're excited by trends. ♪ and mng brings the best to your neighborhood jcp. european style that makes every day better. ♪ get it on ♪ bang the gong [ male announcer ] at jcp, we're into the i jeans attitude. it's what you put on when you're going out. what you feel good in. feel better every day in i jeans by buffalo. at truly low prices. and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and t
there will be exceptions. >> for purposes of education, that's absolutely a okay. it doesn't have any ap mrikability to the private sector either. >> this proposal is now headed to a hearing where the public will get a chance to weigh in. tim tooten wbal tv news. >>> 5:26, 54 at the airport. coming up we'll take a look at the morning's top stories. >>> plus, he continues to beat the odds. the battle a teen has faced and the pot of gold he's now cashing in. >>> and it's mostly dry right now around the baltimore metro area, but that could change later today. we'll have details coming up in the forecast. px good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey t cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> welcome back 11 news sunday morning. thanks for joining us. >> first let's take another look outside with ava. >> i think it sho
to education, health care, social issues, what have you? >> well, all those things matter, certainly when it comes to education, that's the future. i mean, the future generations will be -- will fail, rise, or fall based on education, so that's a very important building block for the country going forward. >> is that a building block for romney's campaign? >> it is. it's something he's talked about. he has an idea for americans and education that's very different from what president obama has been able to do. president obama would like also to do a lot of the school choice things that romney is talking about, but has been hampered from doing any of it. >> tonight, they will not go into the foreign policy stuff. the one part where obama is weak is this flip-flopping, if you will, on the libya stuff. that's the weakness, the nugget, if you will, the window opening. they won't go into that tonight, or they shouldn't go into it. >> thank you, guys, for the pregame. appreciate it. quick programming note. cnbc's coverage of the first presidential debate begins tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern time.
made a fortune consolidating railways and was reputed to be the richest man in the south. well-educated, well-traveled, cultivated, walters, like morgan, had a taste for precious objects. nevertheless, he felt it was important to include a raphael in his collection. in 1901 walters acquired the madonna of the candelabra, believed to be at least partly by the master's own hand. scholars attribute the virgin and child to raphael and the angels to an assistant. walters proudly displayed his madonna in a gallery which he built adjacent to the family house in baltimore. owning a raphael had a significance beyond that of acquiring a beautiful work of art. he was the only artist whose prestige had endured all changes of taste and fashion. the next raphael acquisition marked the coming-of-age of america as a nation of collectors. the small cowper madonna, which mrs. gardner had coveted, was sold to the wideners in 1914 for the highest price that had ever been paid for a painting. outside philadelphia, the wideners built one of the grandest estates of the gilded age. re, they lived the life of a
more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> i warmus in the area is climbing into the '90s but the fog will return. we will see cooler conditions and a cooling trend as we head into tomorrow. full details on what to expect this weekend coming up in just a bit. pamel >> 20 minute drive times across the span with stopping the conditions currently at the toll plaza. what you hit the bridge it is possible that until after 10:00 you could run into slow and go or stopping go conditions. the construction at the base of the high-rise will force the closure of the bridge for two consecutive weekends later this month. >> the oakland athletics at a huge win last night and that set up for this winner- take-all game for today. travis blackly allowed just one run over six innings. they are tied with the rangers for th
department of education survey showed among high school students 28% admitted to income one physical fight during the previous 12 months and 7% reported not going to school at all because they feared for their safety. >> for students, kids in particular. talk to an adult. >> reporter: she said the district takes bullying very seriously but can do little to fix it if they don't know about the problem. >> if you know that your child is being bullied at all, let the school know immediately. >> reporter: parker's mom said other parents came forward after the incident to say the boys who bullied her son were known for bullying their kids, too. she said speaking out about the problems may be the best way of preventing it from happening to someone else. >> this is becoming such an epidemic. we tell you about these stories at least once or twice to week. abc2 is working to give families the tools they need to stop it. just head to abc2news.com/no to bullies. we have information on the events to a list of maybe 20 signs that a child is being bullied. >>> all new tonight at 5:00, i know we had a lot
resigned in march for reasons still unknown. umc specializes in online education for many students, half ofitary members and their families. >> little warm out? >> tell us what you got there, buddy. >> guess who's dancing gangnam style this morning. i hold up t-shirts from my school visits. this is a t-shirt that was printed that says national league east division champions. am i saying this? is this real? is this a dream? it's not a dream. it happened last night. >>> as we take a look outside, there is washington as bleary eyed nats fans are waking up this morning after the celebration last night. what a wonderful, wonderful event for our city and for our whole region and for all the nats fans. 65 now at reagan national and cloudy there. just to the west there are showers coming there. a long train of rain that stretches from the carolinas all the way up to the mid-atlantic states. closer to washington now. getting a few sprinkles in montgomery county, 270 up to frederick, and interstate 70 frederick up to baltimore. and farther south and west of us from generally 66 through fairfax all
in america, we're number three as the third best city in america based on the economy, crime, education and leisure. the only cities above it, san francisco and seattle. >> arlington comes in at 27. baltimore 29th on the list. virginia beach and chesapeake, virginia make the top 50. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. we've got patchy fog west of town. we may see a little sun early but look for clouds to rule today. by noon mostly cloudy, 67. with luck we'll crack into the low 70s. some staying in the upper 60s there. will be a few showers around for the afternoon commute, especially west of town. i'll be back in just a few minutes with the rest of the week's forecast. >>> traveling northbound on 395, you're slow coming past edsall road. takes you past duke street. the accident moved on to the right shoulder just before seminary road. also looks like some debris on the left side. notice how folks are jogging out of the left lane on to the shoulder in the same location. after that free and clear to the 14th street bridge. jessica, back to you. >>> ladies, do you think
'm joined by physical education teachers and health teachers. we have donny white, jennifer la point. they are joining us this morning. we really appreciate it. tell us a little bit about what happens today. you have players visiting, lots of things going on. >> an assembly planned at 9:30, to celebrate the kickoff of project aces, which started yesterday and the support from the ravens and the play 60 program. we are excited, torey smith is coming and the kids will be surprised. >> ex-lents. donny, tell me about the problems with childhood obesity and why the program is important. >> we know childhood obesity leads to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and it's important because we want to be an advocate for a healthy, active lifestyle. >> reporter: what do you want students to take away from the event. >> we want them to exercise and understand the importance of it and get their family out and moving. >> reporter: all right. tell me, on december 2nd, the ravens steelers, game -- >> if they dog and complete it, they will have a chance to be chosen for one boy and girl to go to the rav
to raise public awareness about fire safety, the department's largest public education event of the year. firefighters created home evacuation plans and stressed smoke detectors. they featured jauss of life demonstration. still to come tonight, health officials are reporting more people have been effected by meningitis outbreak and special reunion for a soldier and his son coming up. vatican says the former butler for the pope will be getting a pardon. he was sentenced to 18 months in prison. for now, he is serving it under house arrest. he said he leaked the documents because he felt the pope wasn't being informed. a bus overturned in northern new jersey. eight of the injured passengers were in critical condition after this morning's crash in wayne, although none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. the bus was traveling from canada and not yet known what caused the crash. health officials say seven people have now died from a rare meningitis outbreak. the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people in nine states and infected two people in maryland, killing one. it has been
it comes to school safety, one huge problem that educators and parents and students are trying to prevent is bullying. >> october is national bullying prevention month and today a statewide conference will be held at the university of maryland's college park campus. and sherrie johnson is live with more on the conference and, why is it so important? >> reporter: well, basically, parents and educatorwant to team up to keep the schools safe for students. now teams from across the state will head to college park to attend this conference. but actually it started yesterday. the majority of the folks will head to the conference today. now first lady of maryland katy o'malley will be there and the state superintendent and folks that will try to keep the schools safer. this is the third year for the event which coincide with magazinessal -- national bullying prevention month. those who attend will receive the latest research and practices in school safety and learn strategies how to empower students to stop bullying and offering ideas for bullying prevention. >>> bullying is a phenomenon that re
part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to open a allied health education center. senator mikulski will be there. after the ceremony you can take a tour of the newly construcked building and see where students are being trained. >>> and the second round of mosquito spraying takes place in anne arundel county tonight. spraying will begin at 7:30 in the eastport area as expected to last into the morning hours. so far there, have been 33 reported cases of west nile in maryland. 3 people have died from the disease. >>> they served time in canton mow bay -- began tan mow bay and now he is back home in canada. also a -- shall beganton mow bay -- began tan mow bay. wççÑçÑ >>> it's 10 minutes until 5 and we are check news around world. and a convicted terrorist and former guantanamo bay prisoner is in canada. during the weekend the 26-year- old was transferred from the u.s. military prison to a maximum security facility in ontario where he will completehis sentence. in 2010 he pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. soldier in afghanistan and spent two years at guantanamo bay and was eligibl
is it that we have to be so proud of in terms of the cultural, the artistic, and the educational contributions of african-americans from precolonial times to making this county what it is today. i learned something -- i learn something new every day from my staff, from my exhibitors, and the programming is amazing. the other thing is we needed to be more than just a museum. we needed to be a cultural center which means we take the culture to the people as well as have the people come to us and we ask everybody in prince george's county. the culture of african- americans is a never ending story. what are you going to contribute to the next chapter? >> i'm just happy that you've asked me to be a part of the gail la. it's saturday at mar -- gala. it's saturday. it's at martins crosswinds. tickets are available. if you go to jchayward.com, there is a link to the museum and you can get more information. and the money that is garnered from this gala will go towards the museum. >> it goes towards the museum. it goes towards programs which are actually award winning programs. award winning programs fo
is a physical education teacher and beth, also a health teacher at the school, angie, what is happening here today? >> today's, we are having a surprise kickoff assembly for the project aces and nfl play 60 event. >> can you tell me about why the program is important? >> it's important to really reverse the trends of childhood obesity. obese children turn in to obese adults. there is a lot of health problems associated with that. it's important to get kids to fuel up on healthy foods and play 60, exercise 60 minutes everyday. >> what kind of problems are we seeing when we are talking about children? >> childhood diabetes is on the rise. obese children turn in to obese adults. there is a lot of different health problems associated with that. >> this assembly starts at 9:30. you are going to have the ravens here, what do you want students to take away from this experience? >> well, we want them to understand that an active lifestyle will mote um vat them to make better choices -- motivate them to make better chases and help them pursue better. >> reporter: there is a log, you are going to trac
education raise awareness of ome fires. citizens enjoyed live fire deeonsttations...whill also dressing up in full fireean gear...and performing the everyday duties of firefighters ann parrmedics. officials also gave helpful tips to avoid the chance of a fire damaging your ome. "wwen you leaveeyouu home yyur not usiig them turn em' pff. ooher thing and most importantly i emphasized befooe havvng a working smoke alarm installing carbon monoxidd detectors in your home to decreaseeyouu chances of some sufferrng carbon well." and remember if you ." need a smoke alarm or ccrbon- monoxide alarm in your home you can call 3-1-1 and firefighters will install ooe for free.. a superssar athlete who's seen his share of controversy is in maryland this weekend. armssrong is in howaad county to compete in a triathlon to raise money to fight ancer. the former tour de france champion is a high profiie cancer survivor himself. thiss titles and banned from most cycling competitions for his enhancing drugs. buu organizers of tomorrow's triathlon say armstrong's particcpation haa iicreaaed pnterest in th
colleges in carroll, frederick and howard counties are opening a team center for health education in mount government..he complex will train 500 students a year... ranging from dental hygienists &pto paraadedics. its' to help with the shootage of health care workers in our state. senator barbara mikulski and representive elijah cummings will e there... to help celebrate thh opening. 40-thousaad cars and s-u-v's frrm general motors are being recalled today... over faulty fuel pumps.the recall involves the chevrollt cobalt and 2009...along with three 2007 pmdels... chevrolet equinnx. the pontiac torrent... and saturn ion. g-m says the fuel pumpssin those ehicles could crack anddcause a potentially dangerous fuel leak. owners can get a free replacement by contacting a g-m dealer. aae electric carssreally the future or jjst a fad? it looks like ballimore city is on the road to purchase more than a dozen of them. them. joel d. smith is live at the dealership to see if the cars make sense for the city... or maybe you.good morning joel d. &p3 3 theecountry'' busiest highway is reopened t
to incorporate responsibility. education is the main reason people spend money around the world. >> about 21 transactions a second. we moved about $150 billion yearly. the main reason for the people moving money from one country to another country is education, supporting their loved ones, sending money every transaction. sending the people back to school. sending their children back to school. about 61 million children worldwide that have no access to education. to support that, we made a commitment saying from the money standing, those that have made a commitment thing we would like to pull the people back to school. giving the children the opportunity to create economy growth worldwide. a million days of school for the children. up to $10,000 a day. it is a huge commitment. customers tell us that they knew that. lori: tell me about the amount of money being sent around the world and the pace that is moving. >> it does help us a lot. 2009 crisis -- we already knew that job creation and investment the company went down. the money was sent less. we saw already in some countries that earn mon
is already on probation for ncaa violations and colleges nationwide are working to boost education requirements for athletes. >> i think he tweeted out what a lot of guys are thinking, which is we're here to play football. we're here to play basketball. this is merely a stepping ground of getting to the next level. >> reporter: the next level and dream of going pro, just like in the movies. >> show me the money! >> reporter: but in reality the majority of college athletes don't make it that far. according to the ncaa's own statistics, less than 2% of college athletes will play professional football, making an education that much more important. >> the average nfl player plays less than five years, so even if you do play in the nfl, you want to have a life afterwards. >> reporter: jones, the freshman, has yet this season to make it from the practice field to playing in a game. meanwhile, the university issued a statement reminding student athletes to remember not to post anything that could embarrass themselves, their team, teammates, the university, their family, or other groups, o
-1990s. >> if you need proof that bullying is a problem, these new numbers are disturbing. education officials are coming together to figure out how to cut back god and identify a bully. >> police have just released surveillance video of a bar surveillance video of a bar fight >> a 20-year-old man's night out ended with him shot and killed during a bar brawl. a month later, police have yet to make an arrest. >> investigators released the video of the chaotic fight hoping it will bring him closer to the killer. we're live at city police headquarters with late breaking details. >> of the search continues for the gunmen and police are hopeful the someone will recognize the bearded man in this video. this captured the chaos at the crossroads station that night clarence ross was murdered. he conceived as a bearded man pullout what looks like a gun as people around him scatter. that happened inside of a nightclub almost three weeks ago, but he remembers it like it was yesterday. >> i was of their, had the shot went off. some people allege that way, others ran that way. >> a type of fight o
twice about having children. >>> the secretary of education wants printed books to be phased out within a decade. fells point is hosting its annual festival this weekend and it has even more to celebrate. the waterfront community, it was named one of the best 10 greatest neighborhoods in the country, not bad. this is according to the american planning association. it was singled out as one of america's most important colonial and civil war sea ports with character as well as charm. >>> well, today a special day, pink picnic is going to raise awareness about breast cancer. this is happening at b.j.'s wholesale club in owens mills. now, the event at b.j.'s will reveal the pink club merchandise that is going to sell throughout the month of october, breast cancer awareness month, all to raise money for research. the pink picnic is free and a guest speaker is going to be there about breast cancer. she's a survivor. all the attendees will receive a complementary lunch and gift bag. it starts at 11:00, it goes until 1:00 this afternoon. >>> this is the scene last year in hunt valley as we lac
about getting rid of their men's soccer program as well. >>> law enforcement and educators are going to be on the campus of morgan state university. this is all happening today. >> it could have an affect on the amount of juveniles that are brought into the justice system. >>reporter: the big night is finally here. i'm tori dunham in denver, colorado, with a preview of what to expect when mitt romney and president obama take the stage in the first presidential debate. wççÑçÑ >>> president barack obama and mitt romney have only talked face to face on a handful of occasions and tonight they'll get a chance to go head to head in the first of three presidential debates. abc 2's tori dunham is in denver with what we can expect to see tonight. >>reporter: this is the big moment we've all been waiting for, the first of three presidential debates will take place tonight. we'll talk a little bit about the format here. it's going to last 90 minutes. it'll be moderated by jim lehrer and we're told there's no audience participation. this debate will focus on domestic policies, things like
and it is being dealt with with experts in education and mental health. even so, these are not the kinds of problems to consol in one day at a conference. the issue is why our minority students being arrested and detained unequally all over the state'? local -- young people in trouble with the law for crimes from us all to murder. >> i work with a lot of young adults who have left the school system. some were incarcerated unfairly. some more inappropriately charged. now they cannot go to school. they cannot get a job. >> minorities are more likely to spend time behind bars and white youths. but those attending the conference say that there's enough blame to go around. >> the why is because we have not given them the opportunities to determine how we change our behavior. >> most agree that the problems are larger than any one government agency. they believe accountability starts with the ones affected the most. >> unless we have the parent and child participation, especially those impacted by the system, we do not see real change. we can have a public conversation, which is nice, but it i
gansler to present $50,000 to help support education and prevention efforts. >>> all right, looks like going brown is going green. u. p. s. will add 40 new hydraulic vehicles to its fleet. in other parts they're going to be seen in parts of atlanta. the company says the new hybrid cars can get up to 35% improved fuel economy and lower carbon i commissions. they are supported by grants from the u.s. department of energy. >>> today we are going to find out how clean the baltimore harbor is. the waterfront partnership and students from the school, they are going to come together to present the most recent healthy harbor report card. the major problems affecting the health of the harbor? trash, and bacteria and stormwater runoff. >>> all right, it is 4:51. a very heartbroken grandfather in colorado this morning. >> why he's pleading to the person who stole a camera from his home. >> also the latest feature on facebook that could have you paying a fee to have your friends see more of you. we'll explain when "good morning maryland" continues. >>> in news making head lains around the nation t
shootings killed 10 people. this exhibit will be designed to educate the public. >> this particular collection tells a unique story and a really complete story about how american law enforcement investigates crimes. >> reporter: and how that work can lead to a conviction in court. >> the good guys won. >> reporter: in maryland, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> that is fascinating. beth got a firsthand look at it but it will be in the museum. >> the car. >> the and all of that. it is interesting. >>> switching gears to sports, they've already clinched a spot in the playoffs. they are the division champs. there is still some unfinished business for the nats as they head not post-season. >> another win and another top honor for the rookie bryce harper. i wanted to say bruce harper. but it's bryce, right? >> yeah. >> you think i would know that by now. kind of a household name. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to t
, education, a visitor experience, and job creation throughout the state. funding comes from private contributions and surcharges from the sale of star spangled banner commemorative coins. >> your forecast. >> after a couple days of cloudiness, we will see if the weather pattern changes a little bit. most of the cloud cover pushing to the north and east of baltimore. it may turn out a little bit cooler than the past few nights. still milder than normal. just over half an inch. the backyard may have gotten a little bit warmer. the most impressive number is the morning low. 50 is the average. at the morning started off 20 degrees above average for early october. they ended up significantly milder. early in october, back in 1974. it is warm out there and out and will stay mild overnight. temperatures will be able to drop a few more degrees tonight. 52 in the suburbs, 60 down town. high pressure will briefly kicked this rain shower activity out of here for tomorrow. it looks like a sunny day tomorrow, but this storm is producing a blizzard like conditions in northern minnesota and up and
with the expert with the state department of education who will attend the conference today. >> we want them to take away a renewed enthusiasm for the work they are doing in preventing bullying and we would like them to also have information that is of the latest and cutting edge and cutting trends as far as what research has revealed. >> reporter: now this is the largest bullying prevention conference in the state and it starts this morning at 9 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. at college park. reporting live at federal hill, sherrie johnson abc2 news. >>> foundation established is to fight breast cancer get an unusual proposal from pretty unlikely place. >> coming up, we will tell you how susan g. comb n said a porn site said they would help them raise cash. >>> a store offering help to parents trying to take care of holiday shopping. we will tell you who a little modern technology can make all the difference. ♪ use freedom and get cash back. ♪ack. ♪ five percent at best buy. ♪ wow my definition is high. activate your 5% cash back at chase.com/freedom. ♪ everybody get, everybody get!
is not just a place to sell your goods. the also offer education class is for small-business owners. >> we have classes your every third saturday. they come in and train them how to do business proposals. i teach them how to do -- building website. >> the exchange has grown and adapted since the 1800's. they are still relevant in helping women and men start successful businesses every day. the vendors are so glad it is here. >> i think it is a great opportunity. it is something that helps for their women trying to have a business. -- it is something that helps women trying to have a business. >> they plan to be around of 130 more years. >> there will always be a place for this in baltimore to help people to get started with their careers. >> for more information, go to wbaltv.com. >> i was there a few weeks ago for lunch. i have the cutest things. >> that is it for us at 5:00. >> the atmosphere outside of tropicana fields is fairly subdued. we will hear from the birds come straight ahead. >> a bar where a security employee was stabbed to death learns its fate in front of liquor board commi
ground. in a few years the printed textbook may be as outdated as flash cards. education secretary arnee duncan says the u.s. should move away from the hard copy text as soon as possible. he says it's necessary if the u.s. wants to keep up with other countries. and high tech gloves mean you won't have to go bare handed to use a smart phone outdoors this winter. the glove has a speaker and microphone built in. both gloves have a special material that works with a touch screen. those are your tech bytes. i'm rob nelson. >>> you're looking at a live picture right now of atlanta, georgia. they saw some severe weather overnight. we want to show you video right now from suwannee, georgia, which is about an hour northeast of downtown atlanta. look at that. this is what it's like all across the metro area, rain, wind, thunder, lightning, they saw it all, flood waters. they covered the roads and bridges like you see right there. >> we're dealing with the aftermath of the rains here. nothing quite like that, lynette. fog also a big issue. and as a result of that we've got some closures and delays
by the board of education which is scheduled to meet this month. >>> a new report card shows water quality in baltimore's harbor didn't improve last year. it blamed heavy rains that washed pollution into the harbor. it's being designed to help track progress in reaching the goal of swimmable fishable water in the harbor by 202. >>> back on the campaign trail for mitt romney and president obama. he will be in virginia and the president will have stops in colorado and wisconsin. all three are considered battleground states. the remaining two presidential debates are october 16th and october 22nd. >>> rush, joan jett, randy newman, among 15 artists vying for the entry into the rock and roll hall of fame. this is last year's ceremony and now a group of many artists hundreds of them music historians and also members of the music industry will choose 2013's inducteesful they'll be honored in -- inductees, they'll be honored in april? los angeles. >>> today u.p.s. will unveil a new alternative fuel vehicle. a peek at this. the first look at the hydraulic hybrid vehicle in laurel this morning. u.p
, but textbooks may soon become history themselves. the secretary of education arne duncan wants printed books to be phases out within 10 years. he says the move is necessary if the u.s. wants to keep up with other currents. >>> it's a big day for the president, that's because not only is president barack obama getting ready for his first presidential debate, he is also celebrating his 20th wedding anniversary, and because of the debate tonight, the president says he and the first lady, michelle obama have planned a belated celebration this weekend. >>> let's talk about what's going on right now because we do have lots of cloud cover out there, but we are dry, so that shower that we had earlier in hartford county and cecil county, that is long gone, pushing off towards the north and east as of now. let me take you outside. you can see what's going on. patchy fog, dense fog in a lot of spots this morning. we do still have that dense fog advisory until 8:00 and hartford county, bel aire, you are one of the counties that is under that advisory. right now temperatures are on the mild side, the wa
another. we caught up with a expert with the state department of education who will attend the conference. >> we want them to take away a renewed enthusiasm for the work they are doing in preventing bullying. we would like for them to also have information that is of the latest and the cutting edge and cutting trends as far as what research has revealed. >> reporter: this the rnlg-- this is the largest bullying conference in the state. it starts at 9 a.m. this morning and also runs until 4 p.m. at college park. reporting live in federal hill, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> friday is a great and beter when aleen gabbey from the spca comes -- abe aleen gabbey -- aleen gabby comes in from the -- daveey comes in from the spc -- gabbey comes in from the spca. >> kitten a lot of energy sometimes. so this one is a little raisey -- crazy you might see her making wild moves. >> she has a lot of energy and we have some reduced adoption fees this weekend. so, for two kiddens this -- kit -- kittens will's -- there's adoption fees. >> there's a fee that comes with adopting a pet because you guys are
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